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Usefulness and engagement with a guided workbook intervention (WorkPlan) to support work related goals among cancer survivors

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychology, October 2017
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Title
Usefulness and engagement with a guided workbook intervention (WorkPlan) to support work related goals among cancer survivors
Published in
BMC Psychology, October 2017
DOI 10.1186/s40359-017-0203-2
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Authors

Lauren Schumacher, Maria Armaou, Pauline Rolf, Steven Sadhra, Andrew John Sutton, Anjali Zarkar, Elizabeth A. Grunfeld

Abstract

Returning to work after cancer is associated with improved physical and psychological functioning, but managing this return can be a challenging process. A workbook based intervention (WorkPlan) was developed to support return-to-work among cancer survivors. The aim of this study was to explore how participants using the workbook engaged with the intervention and utilised the content of the intervention in their plan to return-to-work. As part of a feasibility randomised controlled trial, 23 participants from the intervention group were interviewed 4-weeks post intervention. Interviews focussed on intervention delivery and data was analysed using Framework analysis. Participants revealed a sense of empowerment and changes in their outlook as they transitioned from patient to employee, citing the act of writing as a medium for creating their own return-to-work narrative. Participants found the generation of a return-to-work plan useful for identifying potential problems and solutions, which also served as a tool for aiding discussion with the employer on return-to-work. Additionally, participants reported feeling less uncertain and anxious about returning to work. Timing of the intervention in coordination with ongoing cancer treatments was crucial to perceived effectiveness; participants identified the sole or final treatment as the ideal time to receive the intervention. The self-guided workbook supports people diagnosed with cancer to build their communication and planning skills to successfully manage their return-to-work. Further research could examine how writing plays a role in this process. Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN56342476 . Retrospectively registered 14 October 2015.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 45 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 20%
Researcher 5 11%
Lecturer 3 7%
Student > Master 3 7%
Student > Bachelor 3 7%
Other 7 16%
Unknown 15 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 12 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 9%
Social Sciences 3 7%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 2%
Other 4 9%
Unknown 17 38%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 November 2019.
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#5,235,493
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Outputs from BMC Psychology
#259
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#139,874
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Psychology
#27
of 39 outputs
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